Creative Small-Group Leader Training

Creative Small-Group Leader Training

Think outside the box and your leaders will want to attend training events.

Regardless of the small-group leader training offered to new leaders at your church, there are issues and needs that come up that require additional training. And many churches like the idea of training events where all the small-group leaders are present. But too often these events are poorly attended and elicit negative feedback from leaders.

In this resource, you'll learn the secrets to holding training events that small-group leaders want to come to. Learn from the experiences of people who have been training leaders for years. Plus, we offer several field-tested activities you can incorporate into your next training event.

For a sample from this resource, read Information, Imagination, Inspiration.

Leader's Guide


Get Creative!
The risks and rewards
By Ed Young

Principles of Successful Training Events

Successful Leader Training Events
Twelve ideas for making the most of your time together
By Jay Firebaugh

Get Your Leaders to Attend Training Events
Training events that inspire and encourage
By Mark Ingmire

Information, Imagination, Inspiration
Indispensible elements for training small-group leaders
By Scott Nelson

More Is Caught than Taught
Intentional modeling during leader training events
By Terry Powell

Activities for Training Events

Seeking God when Serving
Five devotionals to use at training events
By Terry Powell

Fun with Ancient Runes
A creative way to get people thinking about knowledge and behavior
By Sam O'Neal

Prayer Stations
Ten methods of prayer to inspire leaders to think outside the box
By Amy Jackson

Fun Icebreakers
Use these ideas in your training events
By various authors


Total number of pages: 25

You have permission to make up to 1,000 copies of this resource within your local church.

  • Acrobat PDF Document
  • SMG-BSG093-D